Latest University of Leicester Stories

2010-08-10 07:45:46

Geologists reconstruct the Earth's climate belts between 460 and 445 million years ago.

2010-08-04 06:45:00

Space researchers illuminate ‘one of the most perplexing puzzles in planetary science’.

2010-06-29 03:02:35

New research led by the University of Leicester and published in a prestigious international scientific journal has revealed for the first time the mechanism by which memories are formed.

2010-06-28 09:49:00

Finding has new implications for understanding genetic diseases.

2010-06-24 15:58:30

New research at the University of Leicester will use the latest genetic techniques to examine DNA from over 20,000 patients with heart disease.

2010-06-24 15:56:24

A new study at the University of Leicester aims to promote animal welfare in Cyprus and the UK.

2010-06-21 20:48:38

A new research project at the University of Leicester is examining the problem of high electricity prices around the world.

2010-06-21 20:42:01

Researchers at the University of Leicester and the University of Ferrara in Italy have collaborated to develop new drugs which have the potential to relieve cancer pain without causing many of the side effects of current pain-treatments like morphine.

2010-06-18 14:56:41

Research currently being undertaken at the University of Leicester may identify reasons underlying an increased risk of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms (AAA) in men.

2010-06-18 14:52:32

The growing abundance of electrical devices around the home and work increases need for safe systems.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.